The Bloom Closet, 552 S. Main Street
Friday, January 6, 6-8pm
It’s 2023, baby! And for me, the year started with a less thumping, hackier cough as I tested positive for Covid. I’m writing this week’s 5 things to do in bed for all of you who can enjoy I’m not in the mood to return a “you’re welcome”, so save the “thank you”. No The problem – or “my joy” – is nothing fun about this virus, but I’m still tired of keyboards for you. . Would you like to have a new year with ease? i got you. Need a little guidance in your life? Well, I got it with this job too: The Twilight Tarot of Bloom Closet.
To start the new year with a clear mindset, the metaphysical store hosts evenings of tarot readings. This means you can gain insight on all sorts of questions you might have, from love to money and everything in between. A 15-minute Tarot reading is $20, a 30-minute reading is $40, and a 60-minute reading is $70. No reservations are required for this event. Readings will be on a first-come, first-served basis.
Novel, 387 Perkins Ext.
Saturday, January 7, 2:15pm to 3:00pm
Oh, what a martyr to think of you while in the quarantine bubble. you are nobody to me Even if you are nothing, I write you an ode.ok i don’t care That, I’m not going to lie, but it’s okay — Nashville author Caroline Brooks Dubois has a poem about 13-year-old Quinn learning to rebuild herself after a devastating tornado rips it apart. We’ve already covered it in her latest intermediate novel written in. She is more than just her native home.
And you—yes, you—will be able to meet DuBois this weekend in the novel, where she’ll read a little and talk a little.
And if you want to be a young writer or a young-at-heart writer, you can join DuBois ahead of time for an interactive writing workshop. Participants should bring their own writing utensils and be prepared for collaboration, guided brainstorming, writing and sharing. The workshop is free to attend, but please register here.
Meeman-Shelby Forest State Park, Grassy Lake Rd.
Saturday, January 7, 11:00 a.m.
One of my ambitious resolutions is to get out more. At this time, that determination cannot be initiated. But hey, I’m working on this list for you, so go ahead and accomplish my solution. You can also start this weekend at the annual Hill & Dale 8 Miler. Set on roads and paved trails, the course takes you through the hills, valleys and switchbacks of Meaman Shelby Forest State Park. (Hmm, scenic I know.) Walkers are welcome and early starts are allowed at 10am. Register for the race here. $20 without the t-shirt.
Graceland Exhibition Center
Opening on Sunday, January 8
During quarantine, I’ve had time to ponder the debate over whether Austin Butler’s voice has changed since playing Elvis in the movie. ElvisDoes he speak at Elvis now accentIs it a stunt? Or an unintended effect of method acting? These are the questions that keep me awake at night as I stare into the abyss waiting for sleep to overcome my congestion. Elvis Is it a movie or is it just my brain fainting? Elvis Most of the time you are lucky. Elvis The Film Exhibition opens this weekend at Graceland.
The exhibition traces the journey of cinema from its earliest stages to its appearance on the big screen. Visitors can expect behind-the-scenes videos of filmmaking, handwritten notes, script drafts, storyboards, and more. Props from the film, set pieces, and costumes and accessories worn by the cast will also be on display. The exhibition is on until September 4th.
Oh, and since it’s Elvis’ birthday this weekend, Graceland is packed with events this weekend, including the annual Elvis Birthday Proclamation Ceremony at 8:30 am on Sunday. , and starring Elvis movie actor Alton Mason. After the proclamation ceremony, attendees can enjoy a complimentary birthday cake at Vernon’s Smokehouse across from the mansion. Click here for a full schedule of Elvis Birthday Celebration events.
Benjamin L. Fuchs Central Library
On display until January 21st
Speaking of exhibits, have you seen the latest at the Benjamin L. Fuchs Central Library? This is an immersive experience that draws visitors into the world of tenant evictions and their impact on families and communities.inspired by Evictions: Poverty and Profit in America’s CitiesA 2016 book by Matthew Desmond, this multimedia exhibit explores the nationwide eviction problem and the Memphis housing crisis. Visit “Evicted” during regular library openings through January 21st.